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Tactical Scopes: How to Protect Yourself from Buying
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It’s frustrating to not get your money’s worth from items you buy especially if you paid a large amount for it. Many
people are taking advantage of others by selling replicas of original items and
are not an exception. These replicas are a far cry from the original and in case you happened to buy one then you’ve
fallen into their trap.
are famous for their durability and flexibility. No wonder they’re favored by most professionals and military men.
However, their popularity became a source for scammers to make replicas of the scopes and sell them at cheaper
Over the years, there are hundreds of counterfeit ACOG scope replicas being sold around the world. According to
experts, they’re manufactured Asia. These replicas may look like the real thing at first glance but a closer look at them
will tell you they’re fake. A newbie may not be able to spot the difference but those who have the original ACOG
scopes can easily identify the difference.
If you don’t want to end up buying a fake ACOG, here are some tips to help protect yourself.
Check the serial number
ACOG scopes have valid serial numbers. Before you buy one, check the serial number and contact the company if the
number is legit. They have control numbers of all their products and for sure, they can tell you if what you have is a
fake or a genuine ACOG scope.
Check the features and parts
ACOG scopes have unique features and they’re featured in catalogues. When you do your shopping, remember what
the catalogues tell you. Find out if these features are indeed present in the ACOG scope you’re looking to buy. Not
only that, but you have to thoroughly check the parts as well. Ask the assistance of the seller in helping you identify
the parts and see if they’re all present and of high quality construction.
Compare the price
One of the most obvious reasons why an ACOG scope can be a fake is the price. Many people are easily attracted to
cheap products without knowing they’re actually replicas and not the real thing. ACOG scopes are of superior quality
and the cheapest starts at around $800. If someone offers you a lower price than that, then watch out because it can be
In order to avoid being fooled into buying a fake ACOG scope, you have to buy from a legitimate store or from those
who’ve already established a name for themselves. It is better to pay the full price for the original rather than settle for
a cheap but fake item.
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